Road Traffic Act 2002

Interruption of period of endorsement of penalty points or disqualifications under section 3.


6.—Where, during the period of 3 years for which penalty points stand endorsed on the entry of a person or the period of 6 months for which a person stands disqualified pursuant to section 3 for holding a licence, the person—

F12[(a) becomes disqualified pursuant to Part III of the Principal Act or section 29 of the Road Traffic Act 2010 for holding a licence, or]

(b) ceases to be the holder of a licence, no part of the period of the disqualification referred to in paragraph (a) or the cesser referred to in paragraph (b), as the case may be, shall be reckoned as part of the period of 3 years or part of the period of 6 months, and the date of the ending of the two latter periods shall be determined accordingly.




Substituted (26.10.2018) by Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2018 (18/2018), s. 3(a), S.I. No. 405 of 2018.

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: section substituted by Road Traffic Act 2010 (25/2010), s. 53(4), not commenced; s. 53 repealed (1.08.2014) by Road Traffic Act 2014 (3/2014), s. 7, S.I. No. 147 of 2014.